Doctors Have Placed Humans in Suspended Animation For The First Time, Report Claims

In a spectacular procedure, American surgeons placed a patient who could possibly only have a few minutes to live in a “temporary state of apparent death,” in order to give…

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Soil erosion due to human activities dates back 4000 years

Human activity and the opening of the landscape through clearing intensified soil erosion about 4,000 years ago, well before industrialization. This is the conclusion reached by European and Canadian geologists…

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Fertilized sperm 50 years ago still viable

The sperm of four rams stored since 1968 in an Australian laboratory has been thawed and successfully used to inseminate 34 ewes. Researchers Simon de Graaf and Jessica Rickard of…

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Twitter will no longer accept political ads

In a series of tweets, Twitter’s founder, Jack Dorsey, announced that the platform he created will no longer accept publishing political ads around the world. “We made the decision to…

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Newly discovered gene mutation reduces fear and anxiety, and increases social interaction

A genetic mutation recently discovered by Finnish scientists reduces fear and anxiety, and increases social interaction in mice. Geneticist Heikki Tanila and colleagues from the University of Eastern Finland used…

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A new cancer immunotherapy strategy developed

A cell therapy that amplifies the immune response of T cells against cancerous tumors was developed by Canadian scientists associated with the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Center (HMR) and the Universit√©…

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scientists develop Corn of the future

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin are developing a variety of corn that can draw nitrogen from the air rather than from the soil. This new corn resulting from natural…

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Hawaiian volcano Kilauea is active

The national park surrounding the Hawaiian volcano Kilauea was closed late Thursday, fearing that the steam that accumulates inside does not end up blowing up the mountain. Such an explosion…

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Earth has entered the age of Meghalayan

Earth has officially entered a new chapter in its history, the age of the Meghalayan, the third and last period since the beginning of the Holocene era nearly 12,000 years…

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A gel that repairs heart wounds

A first human protein gel to repair heart attack injuries has been developed by researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI). This gel is composed of recombinant collagen…

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